Position opening:  Outreach, Development and Advocacy Assistant/Officer

UHRP is seeking applicants to join UHRP to support our outreach, development, and advocacy work. Specific duties will be determined based on the skills and experience of applicants. Please apply by sending your resume and a letter to "Hiring manager" at jobs@uhrp.org. The letter should explain your interest in working with UHRP and specify the roles you are most interested in
UHRP seeks applicants to support our work in one or more of the following areas of responsibility:
  • Support the executive director's outreach to individual donors and philanthropic foundations, and manage overall development strategy
  • Prepare talking points for policy meetings and presentations for public events 
  • Build relationships with new coalition partners and coordinate with ongoing coalition partners 
  • Develop and manage a robust program of in-house and co-sponsored public events
  • Provide copyediting and desktop/web publishing support for UHRP reports, publications, and social media presence
  • Commitment to human rights of Uyghurs
  • 1-5 years of relevant professional or volunteer experience
  • Advanced G-Suite skills, or willingness to self-train quickly
  • Experience in writing and/or editing for publication a plus
  • Experience in desktop publishing and website management, including Canva, a plus
  • Multiple language skills, especially Uyghur, Chinese, Turkish, and/or Arabic, a plus 


UHRP welcomes interns and volunteers!

  • Application due date for Jan-April internships: December 15
  • Application due date for May-August internships: April 15
  • Application due date for Sept-Dec internships: August 15
  • Applications for joining our volunteer roster are accepted on a rolling basis

How apply for an internship or a volunteer role:

Please fill out the UHRP Intern and Volunteer Application Form for consideration for internship or volunteer positions.

Thank you in advance. We deeply appreciate your commitment to Uyghur human rights. 

Desired skills and project needs:

Graphic design, video production, and desktop publishing

  • Infographics
  • Skills in Canva, Photoshop, video production and editing
  • Project need: Formatting UHRP reports using in-house design

Data analysis and visualization

  • Advanced Google Sheets & Excel skills
  • Data visualization

Translation and translation editing

  • From English: Uyghur, Chinese, Malaysian, Bahasa Indonesian, Arabic, Turkish
  • To English: Uyghur, Chinese

Research assistance

  • Research tasks requiring professional fluency in English, Chinese, and Uyghurche
  • Managing a research project from data collection through publication and rollout
  • Locating specialized documents like company records
  • Analysis and verification of human rights evidence surfacing on social media and other open-source platforms

Peer review

  • Peer review of reports and briefings. Expertise required on legal aspects of rights documentation, as well as social science research methods and analysis.

Copyediting and proofreading

  • Uyghur, Chinese, Malay, Bahasa Indonesian, Arabic, Turkish

Social media messaging and campaigns

  • English, Uyghur, Chinese, Malay, Bahasa Indonesian, Arabic, Turkish


  • Online fundraising, proposal-writing, donor cultivation
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